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Looking for Simon (2011)

Simon, a young German doctor, who is living and working in Marseille, doesn't give any news. His appartment is empty. Valérie, his mother, is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Corinna Harfouch ... Valerie
Nico Rogner ... Jens
Mehdi Dehbi ... Jalil
Valérie Leroy ... Camille
Trystan Pütter ... Simon
Mireille Perrier Mireille Perrier ... Kommissarin
Géraldine Loup Géraldine Loup ... SNCM-Mitarbeiterin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toby Ashraf ... Freund im Video (as Tobias Rauscher)
Manuel Diaz Manuel Diaz ... Fussballspieler
Dominique Ratonnat Dominique Ratonnat ... Nachbar
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Simon, a young German doctor, who is living and working in Marseille, doesn't give any news. His appartment is empty. Valérie, his mother, is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, the former boyfriend of Simon, to come to Marseille and help her out on this research. Written by antonin dedet

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Country:

Germany | France

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German | French | English

Release Date:

10 November 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf der Suche See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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26 November 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

a mother looking her son. the boy friend of him. meets, talks, trips. and the answer. nothing new, original or unexpected. and this is the good point. because the story becomes fascinating for the small details and gestures and crumbs of freedom and memories. the feelings. and the states of soul. good performances. and the bitter taste of a clash between fear, need of certitude, hope and an answer who seems be obvious from the first scene. it is a beautiful film because it could be a kind of poem. because the looking for Simon is almost a pretext for discover basic truths. for redefine solitude. for a form of coming age and sexual tension. for a precise portrait of motherhood. and for delicate explore of old sentimental connects. it has the virtue to be an oasis -film. because it could be a sort of mirror for the viewer, support of reflection, drawing of a form of search of yourself.


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